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New Day, New Name And New Menu: Andhra Pradesh’s Mid-Day Meals Get An Upgrade

According to the NITI Aayog’s 2019 Health Index report ‘Healthy States, Progressive India’, Andhra Pradesh is the second healthiest state in India after Kerala
Andhra Pradesh News Nutrition
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced an upgrade for the mid-day meal scheme, set to be implemented in all government schools, which includes a brand new name – “Jagananna Gorumudda” and a brand new menu ...
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For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign

For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign
Malnutrition News Swasth India
New Delhi: Home to more than 60 million people (5 percent of the population of India as per the population census of India 2011), Gujarat is one of ...
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Malnutrition-Free India: Researchers Develop Tool To Tackle Diet Epidemic In India

More than 60 per cent of premature deaths can be attributed to preventable cardiovascular disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes
Malnutrition News Nutrition
New Delhi: As a disproportionately high number of premature deaths in India are caused by preventable diet-related disease, researchers from several institutes including those from the All India ...
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All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ And Its Impact On Public Distribution System

All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card' And Its Impact On Public Distribution System
Malnutrition News Nutrition Swasth India
‘One Nation One Ration Card’ will enable beneficiaries to get their quota of grains from any ration shop across the country and not just the area where the card was issued ...
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Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely

Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely
Malnutrition News Nutrition Swasth India
According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, premature death by infectious-parasitic diseases, unintentional injuries and suicides were more than twice as likely for those experiencing poor access to food versus no food insecurity ...
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Blog: Akshaya Patra Deploys Technology To Serve 1.8 Million Children Midday Meals

Blog: Akshaya Patra Deploys Technology To Serve 1.8 Million Children Midday Meals
Blogs Nutrition Swasth India
The Akshaya Patra Organisation feeds nutritious meals to more than 17.6 lakh kids everyday as part of the Midday meal programme and here is how the NGO is deploying technology to ensure efficiency and hygiene in preparation, transportation and distribution of the meals ...
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Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition

Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition
News Nutrition Swasth India
The Department of Health and Family Welfare (DOHFW) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) have signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) aimed at bettering the health status of the country ...
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Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?

Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?
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Odisha, one of India’s backward states which was once known for its starvation deaths has recently attained the tag of ‘Nutrition Champion’. As India marks National Nutrition Month, we look at the case study from Odisha to know what the state has done over the years to change its grim statistics ...
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Eat Right India: An Initiative To Reduce Country’s Disease Burden

Eat Right India: An Initiative To Reduce Country's Disease Burden
Nutrition Swasth India
To make India healthy, government has kick-started an initiative of ‘Eat Right India’, here’s all you need to know about the initiative ...
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Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?

Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?
Malnutrition Nutrition Swasth India
Despite numerous government schemes and interventions, malnutrition remains a major health concern for India’s children. Here a look at the issue, Poshan Abhiyan and what can be done to meet the deadline of Sustainable Development Goals 2 and 3   ...
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Here Are Tips On How To Tackle ‘Hidden Hunger’ In Children Caused By Lack Of Micronutrients

Here Are Tips On How To Tackle ‘Hidden Hunger’ In Children Caused By Lack Of Micronutrients
Malnutrition News Swasth India
A lack of micro-nutrients can lead to hidden hunger, causing severe underlying deficiencies that can hamper the overall growth and development of children, according to health experts ...
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Junk Foods In India Exceed Salt, Fat Levels Prescribed By Food Regulatory Body: Centre For Science And Environment

Junk Foods In India Exceed Salt, Fat Levels Prescribed By Food Regulatory Body: Centre For Science And Environment
Malnutrition News Swasth India
A laboratory study done by the Centre For Science And Environment, a Delhi based think tank, found that most of the popular packaged and fast food consumed mostly by children and young adults, contain more trans fats and salt than the recommended limit proposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) ...
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